How to organize your dream vacation in Spain?

15 Feb 2024
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Experience Spain intensely

Spain, rich in cultural heritage, architectural beauties, lush nature and distinctive cuisine, offers the opportunity to live a memorable experience. The Spanish lands offer true gems within their multiple regions, making them a dream destination for a luxury stay.

Organize with MACNAA, your luxury stay in Spain, the flagship destination of the European territory, which boasts a great diversity of landscapes, cultures, terroirs and traditions, giving it an exceptional character and a charm that is hard to resist. By following the advice of this guide, we can help you organize your tailor-made stay in the best locations in Spain.


Discovering the Spanish Lands

A luxury and tailor-made journey in Spain ensures the discovery of the Spanish regions, whose identities are marked by the diversity of landscapes and a rich cultural and gastronomic heritage. Let yourself be amazed by experiencing an exceptional stay with MACNAA.



Resulting from an oriental and occidental blend, this region in southern Spain is full of artistic, architectural and natural treasures. Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Cadiz, Almeria, Ronda, Marbella… so many cultural mixtures and a diversity of landscapes that make Andalusia a dream destination for a trip to Spain.

During the Middle Ages, Arab conquerors settled in Spain. Muslims, Jews, and Christians then peacefully coexisted on the Iberian Peninsula. Nowadays, we can find the remains of these different civilizations in Andalusia, notably the fabulous arabesques tinting many monuments and places that are now very touristy.


What to do in Andalusia ?

With its capital, Seville, Andalusia is full of activities and historical monuments to discover for festive or family vacations.

  • Seville : you can visit the Cathedral, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and admire inside the scenes of Christ’s life, artworks, goldsmithing and the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Don’t miss the Alcazar, the residence of the King of Spain when he stayed in Andalusia. This tourist site is a must-see, you will be absorbed by the absolutely sumptuous architecture and decoration and its large gardens. The Santa Cruz neighborhood is the historic district of Seville and concentrates monuments, shops, restaurants and cafes. Seville also has natural parks like Maria Luisa Park, ideal for walking and cooling off.
  • Cordoba : the must-see Mezquita de Córdoba, or Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, is an essential visit. The interior of the monument is breathtaking and quite impressive with its arches, columns, grandeur, red and white colors, and its architectural blend of mosque and cathedral.  The Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, the residence of the Catholic monarchs, headquarters of the Spanish Inquisition in the 15th century, and later used as a prison in the early 1800s, eventually became a national monument in the 1950s, becoming a flagship tourist attraction. You can end your day by crossing the Roman bridge of Cordoba at sunset to admire the view of the entire city.
  • Granada : discover the famous Alhambra of Granada, which comprises a complex of palaces and stands among the most iconic monuments of Islamic architecture. The Alhambra is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most visited monuments in Spain.
  • Malaga : a seaside resort and flagship destination in Andalusia, Malaga is known for its beach and cultural sites such as the Pablo Picasso Museum, which is none other than the artist’s birthplace, and the Carmen Thyssen Malaga Museum, which boasts a rich collection of Spanish paintings, particularly Andalusian.
  • Marbella : considered the upscale seaside resort of the Costa Del Sol, Marbella is highly appreciated for its kilometers of beaches, prestigious villas, luxury boutiques and nightclubs. Nightlife is thriving in Marbella.
  • Pueblos blancos or white villages : Andalusia is known for its route of the white villages. Mostly situated atop hills, these white villages are characterized by their whitewashed walls, intended to mitigate the heat. These villages and narrow streets add to the charm of Andalusia.


Balearic Islands

In the heart of the Mediterranean, you will find a true paradise consisting of several islands: Minorca, Mallorca, Ibiza and Formentera. This archipelago is located in the western part of the Mediterranean Sea and comprises five main islands, including the four mentioned previously.

  • Mallorca : the largest island in the Balearic Islands and one of the most visited. You will enjoy its rich cultural heritage and its wonderful unspoiled natural areas, its large beaches, the lively atmosphere of Palma Bay and coves for more discreet swims. Mallorca also offers beautiful hiking trails to explore the island and enjoy breathtaking views.
  • Ibiza : a festive destination, but not only that, Ibiza is also among family-friendly destinations, notably with its old town, Eivissa, which is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Formentera : the smallest island in the Balearic archipelago, Formentera is among the most beautiful with its landscapes, hills and the calmness of its beaches.


When is the ideal time to visit Spain ?

When it comes to organizing your vacation in Spain, once the destination is chosen, one of the first steps is to consider the most suitable period to travel, considering tourist flows and seasons. Spain can be visited outside the summer season. The months of May, June, and September are the best months for a trip to Spain as you avoid the intense heat and tourist crowds.

Spring offers blooming landscapes and a milder atmosphere, which is perfect for visiting destinations such as Granada and Seville, with average temperatures of 25°C, and fewer tourist crowds compared to the peak summer season.

Autumn in Spain is also beautiful, with temperatures similar to those of spring. It’s an ideal time to explore regions like the Costa del Sol or the Balearic Islands.

Which accommodations offer the best comfort in Spain ?

Luxury villas: For those seeking a high-end and private stay experience, renting a luxury villa in Spain can be an ideal option. Villas typically offer spacious living areas, private gardens, pools, leisure facilities and complete privacy.

Luxury hotels: Luxury hotels in Spain are renowned for offering upscale facilities, exceptional services and elegant rooms. These establishments feature amenities such as spas, pools, gourmet restaurants and concierge services.

Boutique Hotels: These small, characterful hotels provide an intimate and personalized environment. They often stand out for their unique design, attention to detail and warm ambiance. Boutique hotels in Spain focus on guest comfort and frequently offer personalized services.

Paradores : Paradores are historic hotels located in buildings such as castles, monasteries and restored palaces. These establishments offer a unique blend of history, charm and modern comfort. Paradores are often situated in picturesque locations and offer magnificent views of the surroundings.

How to easily book your accommodation in Spain ?

Accommodation is a crucial elements of your vacation. MACNAA accompanies you in all logistical aspects of your stay in Spain so that you can have a wonderful vacation with your family, partner or friends.

Before starting your search, define your criteria: destination, number of travelers, desired amenities (pool, spa, restaurant, etc.) and your budget. Use the advanced filters on our website to refine your search based on your criteria. Take the time to carefully read the detailed descriptions of each prestigious accommodation that interests you.

Once you have found the accommodation that suits your preferences, contact us, we will confirm with you all the information and details of your reservation.

How to plan your holiday activities in Spain ?

Spain offers a variety of activities for successful holidays, whether with family, children or friends. Macnaa experts organize and plan activities tailored to your preferences for your stay. Our specialized guides will advise you on the best itineraries and must-see places during your visit.

Through our specialized concierge service, MACNAA helps you to plan customized activities in Spain. We can arrange private tours, reservations at the most renowned gastronomic establishments or unique experiences such as yacht excursions.

What activities to do during your holidays in Spain ?

Are you more of a beach lover? Or do you prefer ancient architecture? Or perhaps outdoor sports?

Spain offers many opportunities to tailor your vacation to your preferences. Spanish beaches are renowned for their beauty and lively atmosphere. Whether on the Costa del Sol or the Balearic Islands, enjoy a sunny day with your family relaxing on the sand, swimming in the sea and experiencing in water sports.

There are also numerous amusement parks perfect for family time with children.

Spain boasts stunning natural parks that offer hiking trails, breathtaking landscapes and the opportunity to observe local flora and fauna while engaging in various sports activities such as cycling, hiking, canyoning, buggy rides and more.

Explore historic and culturally rich cities like Seville or Granada. Visit iconic sites such as the Alhambra in Granada or the Cathedral of Seville. In Seville, it’s impossible to miss a traditional flamenco show. Experience this passionate and authentic art form offered in tablaos (venues dedicated to flamenco) throughout the capital of Andalusia. Take leisurely strolls through picturesque streets, sample local cuisine, and marvel at the unique architecture of these cities.

How to get around in Spain ?

If you wish to travel with utmost flexibility, the car remains the best option. MACNAA offers its own high-end car rental service that will ensure an increased comfort and total freedom in your travels. We can also provide a professional private chauffeur who will drive you in a comfortable and spacious vehicle, offering you reliable transportation.

Is it safe to travel to Spain ?

Yes, Spain is considered a safe country for travelers. Spanish authorities place great importance on the safety of visitors and implement measures to maintain a secure environment throughout the country. However, it is always important to take basic precautions to ensure your safety during your trip including:

Research destinations: Before traveling, research the destinations you plan to visit in Spain. Learn about safe neighborhoods, specific precautions to take and any potential security issues.

Keep your valuables secure: Make sure to keep your valuables in a safe place, such as a safe and avoid leaving them unattended in public places. MACNAA can also provide you with close or stationary security services according to your needs.

In case of a security alert issued by Spanish authorities, follow the instructions and recommendations provided. Pay attention to information provided by local media and follow the directions of authorities in case of emergency situations.

Is it necessary to speak Spanish to travel in Spain ?

It is not necessary to speak Spanish to travel in Spain, but it can be useful and enhance your travel experience. In tourist areas, especially in popular destinations, many people speak English, particularly in hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions. You should be able to communicate in English in these places.

At MACNAA, our guides and companions are fluent in Spanish, English, and French. We can assist you in communicating and understanding the local language.

What credit cards can I use in Spain ?

In Spain, you can use major international credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express. These cards are widely accepted in hotels, restaurants, shops and tourist attractions.

Before traveling to Spain, contact your bank to inform them of your trip and ensure that you will not encounter any issues during your stay. It will prevent your transactions from being blocked for security reasons, as using your card in a foreign country may be considered suspicious.

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